11:30 a.m. Young Midlothian Singers
These youngsters will wow you with their vocal talents. More information about the YMS may be found at www.youngmidlothiansingers.com.
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Dancing with Lines in Motion-RVA
Put on you dancing shoes, and dance your way to fitness with Lines in Motion-RVA. No dancing experience is needed. Just get ready to have some fun!
La Toria Tookes, PeopleSoft Coordinator
2:30 p.m. The Freeways
The Freeways, Tyler’s official a cappella group, formed in the fall of 2015. They perform contemporary pop music, as well as traditional a cappella music.
Fran Coleman, Lecturer in Music
Free face painting in the courtyard.
Dr. Paula Winn, Associate Professor of Art, and JTCC Art Club
Charity Cornhole Tournament and Scavenger Hunt
Find out about the JTCC Rotaract Club, and help raise money for the club's "End Polo Now" campaign by participating in a scavenger hunt and cornhole tournament.
Sean Castleberry, Associate Instructor in Philosophy, and JTCC Rotaract Club
Ride-alongs in Tyler's Ambulance Simulator *
Join current Tyler students, graduates and EMS program faculty in a ride-along in JTCC's Mobile Simulation Lab. Learn about EMS careers, and experience the challenges of doing the job. EMS is more than a ride to the hospital; it's mobile healthcare!
Daniel Linkins, Assistant Professor, Emergency Medical Services, and EMS faculty, students and graduates
Tours of CCWA Mobile Classroom * (In parking lot between Administration and T buildings)
The Community College Workforce Alliance (CCWA) introduces its new Advanced Manufacturing Mobile Learning Lab. This 40-foot trailer offers flexible, hands-on training on mechatronic, electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic systems. Equipped with its own heating/cooling system, the lab has a built-in generator to power the equipment.
Oil Portrait Demonstration (12:00 – 3:00 p.m.)
Professor of Studio Art Colin Ferguson will be working on an oil portrait of past JTCC President Dr. Marshall Smith. Come ask questions if you want or just watch the artist at work! (12:00 – 3:00 p.m.)
Colin Ferguson, Professor of Art
Club Logo Vote
Join JTCC's Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) in voting for a club logo; creating a rainbow of inclusion and acceptance; and starting a "chain reaction" through taking on Rachel's Challenge.
J. Meredith Privott, Instructor in English, and Saajida Chohan, Assistant Professor of English, and Gay Straight Alliance of JTCC
Alumni Connections with the JTCC Foundation
Welcome back, Tyler alumni! Stop by the JTCC Foundation table, and find out how you can stay connected to Tyler. Members of the community are also encouraged to stop by, and learn about the many ways you can get involved in John Tyler.
JTCC Foundation Staff
Welding Display *
Stop by, and get a first-hand look at how technical skills are used to create art. The John Tyler Community College American Welding Society (AWS) Student Chapter will be selling yard art they created using the skills they have learned as part of the AWS certified SENSE (Schools Excelling through National Skills Education) program at Tyler.
John Tyler Community College American Welding Society (AWS) Student Chapter
Water Balloon Fun
Don’t be afraid to get a little wet. After all, it’s all fun and games!
Mike Murphy, coordinator of military and veterans affairs, and the Student Veterans Organization
* Denotes activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health Care (STEM-H).